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A New Selected Outlines Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Importance for Contemporary Readers June 21, 2017: She was one of the first literary examples of “the new woman” and now a new Selected with works by the poet Edna St. Vincent Millay sheds light on important details about the life [...] by

Reading ‘the Gamine of Greenwich Village’ in the Bronx February 16, 2017: At Literary Hub, novelist and Emmy-nominated television writer and producer April Smith revisits “shocking” poet Edna St. Vincent Millay’s influence on her formative, adolescent [...] by

Barbara Berman Reviews Millay Selected at the Rumpus August 23, 2016: At the Rumpus, Barbara Berman finds much to admire in the new Selected Poems of Edna St Vincent Millay, edited by Timothy F. Jackson, and with an introduction by Holly Peppe. Regarding the process of [...] by

Preserving Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Birthplace March 30, 2016: According to Bangor Daily News, the Rockland Historical Society in Maine recently purchased the house where Edna St. Vincent Millay was born. The group plans to renovate the property in order to [...] by

Rubyfloetics: A Period Poem Mixtape April 29, 2015: I wrote the poem Ruby Flo one summer during my undergraduate years. I was staying at my boyfriend’s family home because my mom and I were steady fighting. His mother didn’t really want me there. [...] by

The Haunted House on the Hill July 30, 2013: As an article posted last week by the Boston Globe reported: In 1918, Poetry magazine published a poem that helped make the 26-year-old Edna St. Vincent Millay, who was already famous, even more [...] by

The Poetry of Our Youth April 25, 2013: Why can’t I hear the music of my youth with objectivity? I really don’t know if The Unforgettable Fire is a great album or not because I loved U2 so ardently in high school that the profound and [...] by

The Ladies Behind Hemingway’s “The Lady Poets with Foot Notes” May 22, 2012: Tongue Journal’s got this bit of marginalia on their Tumblr–Ernest Hemingway’s “The Lady Poets with Foot Notes,” originally published in Der Querschnitt, 1924. “In [...] by

Does poetry need its own Glee? January 13, 2011: On The Moderate Voice, Michael Silverstein proposes an unusual solution to restoring the place of poetry in civic discourse. The problem isn’t with poetry itself, rather the medium for [...] by